English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Mapperley

Historical Forms

  • Cotesgrave 1225 FF
  • Cotegrave 1269 1312 ib
  • Cotegraue 1330 Ass
  • Coteg've c.1341 NI


Cotgreave (6″), Cotesgrave 1225 FF (p), Cotegrave 1269 ib, 1312 ib (p), Cotegraue 1330Ass (p), Coteg 've c. 1341 NI (p). Perhaps 'cottage copse', v. cot , grǣfe or grāf .

Places in the same Parish